Crowds Gather for 36th Annual Public Works Expo

The show, which has grown to be one of New England’s largest equipment expos, features the region’s latest heavy equipment, construction, municipal and highway products and services from top vendors.

📅   Tue October 20, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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The Expo provided a variety of gourmet donuts and coffee, compliments of Felix A. Marino Co. Inc., pavement maintenance contractors from Peabody, Mass.
The Expo provided a variety of gourmet donuts and coffee, compliments of Felix A. Marino Co. Inc., pavement maintenance contractors from Peabody, Mass.
The Expo provided a variety of gourmet donuts and coffee, compliments of Felix A. Marino Co. Inc., pavement maintenance contractors from Peabody, Mass. Jason Donovan, equipment sales of Norfolk Power Equipment, located in Wrentham, Mass., Burillville, R.I., and Carver, Mass. (L-R) are Mike Conway, municipal equipment specialist of HP Fairfield’s Worcester, Mass., location; Wayne Gursky, product specialist and territory manager of Schulte Industries Ltd; Lancaster, S.C.; and Torrey Sheafe, marketing manager of HP Fairfie (L-R) are Paul Bettencourt, commercial account manager of Stoneham Motor Co., Stoneham, Mass.; Lori Farley, fleet municipal sales, Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment, Smithfield, R.I.; and Chris Elltiot, also of Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment. (L-R) are Dan Ruggieri, appointment service; Glenn Slade, equipment service sales in Connecticut, Rhode Island and western Massachusetts; Frank Santucci, of Stetco, Westborough, Mass.; and David Stedt, also of Stetco. C.N. Wood and Woodco Machinery, headquartered in Woburn, Mass., with locations throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maine, exhibited their newest lines of municipal trucks and equipment, along with their earth moving machines.

On Sept. 23 and 24, the Massachusetts Highway Association hosted its 36th annual New England Public Works Expo at the Holiday Inn in Boxborough, Mass. The show, which has grown to be one of New England’s largest equipment expos, features the region’s latest heavy equipment, construction, municipal and highway products and services from top vendors. This year, the show was a major success with more than 150 vendors and 1,500 attendees.

In the Massachusetts Highway Association’s continued efforts to assist towns and companies with the new regulatory requirements for the hoisting license, the 2015 New England Public Works Expo offered continuing education classes for renewing the 4E and 4G hoisting license.

Educational/safety awareness classes also were hosted for out-of-state attendees. The classes covered 4E Catch Basin Cleaner training, 4G Specialty Mower training and 2 hour CE training.

All students that attended the training received a certificate of completion for the designated class.

Complimentary coffee and donuts were provided all day during the event and a complimentary BBQ and refreshments also were provided to all exhibitors and attendees both days.

Featured exhibitors at the event included, but were not limited to:

• C.N. Wood

• Woodco Machinery

• Chadwick-BaRoss

• Ambrose Asphalt Equipment

• Northland Industrial Truck Co. Inc. (NITCO)